Scania wins prestigious award for its connected vehicle solutions
Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit; the most influential awards in the connected car industry.
The judges selected Scania based on Scania’s impressive culture and attitude towards opening up gated walls within the industry. The judges appreciated the innovative way of thinking Scania shows. They also highlighted Scania’s interesting usage for telematics through multi ecosystem.
“Scania has a strong commitment to developing and commercialising innovative connected solutions. We were the first in our industry to embed connectivity as a standard feature. Connected solutions have thereby been an integral part of our customer offering for many years. We can now effectively assist our customers in digitalising their businesses. Digitalisation and connectivity are fundamental in driving the shift towards sustainable transport,” says Mattias Lundholm, Vice President, Connected Services and Solutions at Scania.
TU-Automotive conferences and exhibitions gather those at the forefront of connected vehicle innovation, technology and business. Prizes are awarded to established and emerging companies in ten different categories, with OEM of the Year being the most coveted award.
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Scania is a part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications. Scania is also leading provider of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 44,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2015, net sales totalled SEK 95 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.8 billion. Scania press releases are available on www.scania.com